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Effectiveness of pre-operative instructional program on knowledge regarding post-operative care among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy

Deepika Thakur, Jaswinder Kaur.

Abstract
Background: Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove the uterus. There are increasing the number of uterine sparing practices for identifying many conditions. Now a day’s hysterectomy is procedure performed in the healthcare centers, which helps to reduce a lot of gynecological complications in women.

Aim and Objectives: The objective of this study is to assess the pre-test knowledge regarding post-operative care among women and to compare the effectiveness of instructional program regarding post-operative care.

Materials and Methods: Quasi-experimental design used to evaluate the effectiveness of the preoperative education program with respect to postoperative care knowledge among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy. A total of 60 samples were taken from 30 treatment groups and 30 control groups were selected using purposive sampling techniques. Self-administered questionnaire was administered to collect the data and data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics.

Results: Prior to the test, 2 (6.7%), 6 (20%), 22 (73.3%) had good, moderate, and poor knowledge, respectively. Moreover, in the posttest, 8 (26.7%), 19 (63.3%), 3 (10%) had good, average poor knowledge, respectively, whereas the knowledge score of control group was showing that 1 (3.3%), 7 (23.3%), 22 (73.3%) women had good, average poor knowledge in pre-test whereas in post-test, 3 (10%), 13 (43.3), 14 (46.6%) women had good, average and poor knowledge. Pre-test mean ± SD of the both groups were 10.43 ± 4.732 and 10.9 ± 4.110. The mean ± SD of experimental group was 19.10 ± 4.551 in post-test knowledge score and 12.6 ± 4.780 of control group. P-value P = 0.05 level of significance that depicted there was significant difference between pre-test and post-test knowledge.

Conclusion: The result has shown that pre-operative instructions are important to raise women’s awareness about post-operative care after hysterectomy.

Key words: Knowledge; Pre-operative Instructional Program; Post-operative Hysterectomy


 
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Thakur, D. & Kaur, . J. (2021) Effectiveness of pre-operative instructional program on knowledge regarding post-operative care among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy. doi:10.5455/njppp.2021.11.05160202110062021



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Thakur, Deepika, and Jaswinder Kaur. 2021. Effectiveness of pre-operative instructional program on knowledge regarding post-operative care among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy. doi:10.5455/njppp.2021.11.05160202110062021



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Thakur, Deepika, and Jaswinder Kaur. "Effectiveness of pre-operative instructional program on knowledge regarding post-operative care among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy." doi:10.5455/njppp.2021.11.05160202110062021



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Thakur, Deepika, and Jaswinder Kaur. "Effectiveness of pre-operative instructional program on knowledge regarding post-operative care among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy." doi:10.5455/njppp.2021.11.05160202110062021



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Thakur, D. & Kaur, . J. (2021) Effectiveness of pre-operative instructional program on knowledge regarding post-operative care among women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy. doi:10.5455/njppp.2021.11.05160202110062021